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Unformatted text preview: T H I NK ING I T T HROUGH Yaanu Jeyakumar 8S Teacher: M rs. Ifejika Unit/ Chapter: Unit 1, Chapter 1 Class: 8S Assignment Handed I n on: Mar/10/11 T H I NK ING I T T HROUGH 1. a) Comparing the political structure of Canada and other British North American colonies in the past Similarities: ~In both political governments, there are citizens who are against or with the plan decided by the government. ~Both political governments had some issues with making decisions about the type of government, choosing representatives, etc. ~For example, the Canadas have political deadlocks that bring up problems such as economic challenges through transportation and representation (between Canada West and Canada East). Compromise seemed impossible. For the other British North American colonies, there were some decision making issues, but it was most apparent for those residing within the distant colonies of British North America that were for the most part isolated from the other colonies. These areas include British Colombia and Vancouver Island. When the gold rush was a major event, many Americans came to Canada for a short bit, and t ried to persuade the colonies to join the American Republic government, and to get rid of the ‘Crown’ that they follow. Comparing the economies of the Canadas and the other British North American colonies in the...
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- Spring '11
- Industrial Revolution, North American colonies, Bri tish North, Bri tish North America